Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy with acrodystrophy

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Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy with acrodystrophy

Synonyms: AR-CMT2 with acrodystrophy | Autosomal recessive Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2 with acrodystrophy | Autosomal recessive axonal Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with acrodystrophy | HMSN with acrodystrophy

Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy with acrodystrophy is a rare axonal hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy characterized by progressive axonal neuropathy with limb weakness and severe distal sensory loss in all limbs and acrodystrophic changes leading to painless non-healing ulcers osteomyelitis contractures and mutilating lesions with loss of terminal phalanges. One family with three affected siblings is described and there have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1999.

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Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation

Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization which mission is to increase awareness and accurate diagnosis of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) and related inherited neuropathies, support patients and families with critical information to improve quality of life, and fund research that will lead to treatments and cures.

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